Cooled ablation.

  title={Cooled ablation.},
  author={Hugh Calkins},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology},
  volume={15 10 Suppl},
  • Hugh Calkins
  • Published 2004 in Journal of cardiovascular electrophysiology
Research on cooled ablation has been evolving for the last 10 years. Findings and current applications are reviewed. A cooled ablation catheter is approved by the FDA for use in idiopathic ventricular tachycardia (VT) patients, based on data originally submitted by Cardiac Pathways, Inc. This technology has subsequently been used by the clinicians in atrial flutter cases, nonischemic VT, epicardial accessory pathways, and atrial fibrillation. The experience at Johns Hopkins suggests that cooled… CONTINUE READING